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Frank Henry Cumbers (1905-1991)

Frank Henry Cumbers was born in London. He trained at Richmond College and entered the Wesleyan ministry in 1926. He was appointed the Assistant Book Steward in 1947 and was elected Book Steward and General Manager of the Publishing House a year later. Cumbers served in that position until his retirement in 1969.

Cumbers wrote histories of Richmond College and of the Methodist Book Room. He served on many connexional committees and was actively involved with the World Methodist Council.

Source: Encyclopedia of World Methodism (1974) and Methodist Recorder 12 September 1991, p.18

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